Easter Ross is a rich farming area. Ancient stones carved with Pictish designs, ruined castles and old churches bear evidence of its turbulent history. From Evanton to Alness, Invergordonand Tain to the Seaboard Villages of Balintore, Hilton of Cadboll and Portmahomack.
Comfortable and fully equipped, modernised two bedroomed apartment in an outstanding B-listed historical building at the heart of the attractive seaside village of Portmahomack.
This well equipped and highly rated log cabin near to Balintore in Easter Ross offering stunning panoramic views over Ross-shire. The property is in an ideal location for exploring the Highlands and is within half a mile of an award winning beach.
Lovely traditional highland cottage on the shores of the Moray Firth with sea views - free internet access
Marvel at the beautiful beaches, quiet lochs, forests and breathtaking views. Delight in good walking trails, fine golf courses and world-class fishing. Watch for seals from the shore. Take a dolphin-spotting boat trip. Visit potteries and craftsmen’s studios. Linger over delicious meals in small, intimate restaurants.
Evanton is one of several quiet settlements in the southern part of the county. There is a very unusual monument prominently located on the top of nearby Cnoc Fyrish. Follow a steep, well-marked path to get a closer look.
Tain, further north, is Scotland’s oldest royal burgh. Wander through its atmospheric streets lined with historic buildings. Drop in to the museum to see the exhibits and visit the Clan Ross Centre. Shop for exquisite local arts and crafts. Buy yourself some treats in a traditional bakery. Take a tour of Glenmorangie Distillery. Play golf on the links course that was designed by Old Tom Morris.
Extending east of Tain, the Tarbat Peninsula juts out into the North Sea. Its shoreline is dotted with pretty fishing villages: Nigg, Balintore, Shandwick, Hilton and Portmahomack. One of the tallest lighthouses in the UK stands at its tip. Hike the 14km circular trail, or take one of the shorter forest or coastal rambles. And don’t miss the fascinating Tarbat Visitor Centre, site of the first known Pictish monastery in the Highlands.
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